does samba4 require C99?

Michael Sweet mike at
Sat May 7 13:32:15 GMT 2005

Michael B Allen wrote:
> Michael Sweet said:
>>A quick check of the vendor compilers for commercial UNIX's shows
>>that C99 support has only recently become available for AIX 5 (with
>>the XL C/C++ compilers), IRIX 6.5 (with the MIPSpro 7.4 compilers
>>and the -c99 option), and Solaris 10.  HP-UX and Tru64 do not appear
>>to have a C99 compiler...
> HP-UX's aCC compiler has a -AC99 option and Tru64's DECC has a -c99
> option. I can't say I read the man pages on those options but I know they
> invoke C99  compliance in one form or another.

Hmm, I'll have to check to see if we are up-to-date - HP's on-line
documentation doesn't mention anything about C99 support... :)

Anyways, good to hear that C99 support is better than I thought! :)

> Note there's a lot of stuff to "C99" that frequently isn't implemented
> (even in the latest and greatest GCC) but the most common stuff is
> supported by most modern compilers. The impact of requireing "C99" really
> depends on what specific features are being used.

Yeah, I think it will be good to have the C99 requirements

Michael Sweet, Easy Software Products           mike at easysw dot com
Internet Printing and Publishing Software

More information about the samba-technical mailing list